National Director of Organizing @ Zioness

National Director of Organizing

Location: Flexible
How To Apply: Please send a cover*****************urate with experience
Overview: The National Director of Organizer will be responsible for leading the Organization’s national distributed organizing strategy with localized groups across the country, building strong chapters, training leaders, and mobilizing members.


GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
• The Candidate has a deep passion for progressive issues and for Zionism, and is deeply motivated to engage in support of both causes.
• The Candidate is a self-starter, capable of producing with minimal oversight.
• The Candidate understands they’re part of a “start-up” organization. As such, they should expect an all-hands-on-deck approach and that they may be asked to tackle items that aren’t specifically outlined in their job scope. All members of Zioness staff commit to being a team player who will fill in gaps as needed.
• The Candidate is well organized, detail-oriented, and professional.
• The Candidate can perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
• The Candidate understands that this isn’t a traditional nine-to-five role, and that there may be regular work needs beyond standard hours, including on weekends and occasionally, holidays.
• The Candidate commits to embodying the values of Zioness in public and private, and commits to positively representing the organization at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE:
• Five to seven years experience in community organizing, with an emphasis on long-term base building and leading large-scale organizing efforts.
• Extensive leadership experience including recruiting, selecting, and training staff.
• The Candidate is an exceptional manager and leader of people.
• The Candidate has a strong understanding of community organizing and online organizing principles, strategies, and tactics.
• The Candidate is a proven top-notch organizer, capable of building a “field plan” and executing to drive turn out to meetings and direct actions, ensuring all logistical items are addressed, and building membership.
• The Candidate can effectively recruit, train, and coordinate volunteer members.
• The Candidate can effectively build rapport with volunteer members.
• The Candidate has strong communication and writing skills.
• The Candidate has strong social media skills, and understands how to use online tools to drive online and offline engagement.
• Proficiency with Canva, NGP VAN/EveryAction, Action Network, Slack, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other common online organizing platforms.


JOB SCOPE:
• Lead the creation and development of the Organization’s distributed organizing strategy with localized groups across the country.
• Develop/implement an online/remote education strategy for onboarding chapter leaders, and on-going issue and skills training, in accordance with the Organization’s Strategic Plan.
• Develop/implement a strategy for the remote community building of members across the country, and connect leaders to scale and duplicate successful strategies in accordance with the Organization’s Strategic Plan.
• Lead and support the creation of organizational curriculum, content, and online toolkits/resources relative to the items outlined above, or any other strategic imperative that directly affects chapters/members, or overall advocacy efforts involving chapters/members in accordance with the Organization’s Strategic Plan.
• Coordinate specific, strategic, national/state/local direct action with members to support allies and/or the mission of the Organization.
• Support local group leaders in the execution of local events as applicable, and lead national events as applicable.
• Provide regular engagement opportunities for members.
• Serve as the lead point of media contact in association with any local action organized by local groups, or national action as applicable.
• In consultation with the public relations team, draft press releases, quotes, articles, op-eds or other written materials, which may be issued in the Employee’s name, the Organization’s name, a Board Member’s name, or another individual’s name.
• Fully support the Executive Director in pursuit of the Organization’s mission, vision, and strategic plan as approved by the Board of Directors.
• Serve as a spokesperson for the Organization as necessary.


QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE:
• Five to seven years experience in community organizing, with an emphasis on long-term base building and leading large-scale organizing efforts.
• Extensive leadership experience including recruiting, selecting, and training staff.
• The Candidate is an exceptional manager and leader of people.
• The Candidate has a strong understanding of community organizing and online organizing principles, strategies, and tactics.

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